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Aurora Hunt papers, 1958-1961

 Collection
Identifier: 1500-001-21
Scope and Contents Manuscripts by Aurora Hunt. Western Frontiersmen Series VIII. and Kirby Benedict: Frontier Federal Judge, an account of legal and judicial development in the Southwest, 1853-1874. Typescript draft with revisions, corrections, and editors marks and notations, 248p.
Major General James Henry Carleton, 1814-1873. Western Frontier Dragoon. Typescript draft with revisions, corrections and editors marks and notations, 363p.
Dates: 1958 - 1961

Ben Byrnes collection of Thomas Hastings Travilla WWI diary and photographs, 1918-1919

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-018
Scope and Contents Diary of Lt. Thomas H. Travilla, Dentist, 310th Infantry, 78th Division, American Expeditionary Forces. Includes nearly 27 photographs, a leave of absence pass, and a map of Camp Dix.
Dates: 1918 - 1919

Ed Granger journal, 1917-1919

 Collection
Identifier: D640 .G73-1919-Undrsz
Scope and Contents The diary of Lieutenant Ed Granger from Aug 1917 through Jun 1919. Lt. Granger was a dentist and served the 138th Infantry Regt., 35th Infantry Div. Granger writes about his experiences in WWI. He trained at Camp Doniphan, Oklahoma.
A manuscript diary, written is dos-a dos fashion, several pages have been torn out.
Dates: 1917 - 1919

Henry C. Merriam papers, 1865-1907; bulk 1865-1877

 Collection
Identifier: 1500-001-23
Scope and Contents Handwritten letters by Colonel Henry C. Merriam, both personal and official correspondence, in a lined manuscript notebook, dating from Apr 1865 to Jun 1877. Topics addressed include: the capture of Fort Blakely, Alabama and the colored troops therein; an Indian skirmish near the Arkansas River; military plan of mobile detachments to fight Indians in preference to establishment of a permanent sub-post; requests for aid of Mexican military in the capture of marauding cattle thieves; matters...
Dates: 1865 - 1907; Majority of material found within 1865 - 1877

Organization and Administration of the Union Army manuscript, approximately 1925

 Collection
Identifier: 1500-001-31
Scope and Contents Organization and Administration of the Union Army by Fred Albert Shannon. Carbon copy typescript with handwritten revisions, corrections, and editor's marks and notations. Includes bibliography, appendices, index, and engraver's proofs of illustrations.
Dates: 1925

Unknown soldier, US Army 5th Infantry Division WWI diary, 1917-1918

 Item
Identifier: 2009-031
Scope and Contents 1915 pocket diary, repurposed as a journal by an unknown soldier in the US Army 5th Infantry Division. Very brief entries describe his division's constant movement through France, the soldier's experiences being shelled by the Germans, snipers, dead Frencgh civilians in the streets, gas alarms while in the field, sleeping in holes in the ground, meals eaten, etc. Although each entry is marked with day and date, they are often not correct when compared to a perpetual yearly calendar.
Dates: 1917 - 1918